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With ongoing growth and success based on an outstanding reputation and a commitment to clinical excellence, Wear Referrals, part of Linnaeus Veterinary, are looking to recruit a board-certified or board-eligible small animal internal medic to work with a growing team of medics and other specialists.


Wear Referrals is a multi-disciplinary, specialist veterinary referral hospital in the North East of England, close to the historic university city of Durham, the thriving city of Newcastle and set between the north east coast and the Pennines. We have services in neurology , orthopaedics, soft tissue surgery, internal medicine, anaesthesia, oncology, diagnostic imaging and  cardiology, as well as an out-of- hours emergency service and in-house physiotherapy and hydrotherapy teams.

Our hospital facilities include a dedicated ICU staffed 24 hours a day, spacious well-designed wards with many walk-in kennels, in-house 1.5T Siemens Magnetom Essenza MRI, 16 slice Siemens Somatom Emotion helical CT, digital radiography, digital fluoroscopy and a Samsung RS85 ultrasound system. In addition to a dedicated ultrasound room, and CT/MRI control room we have a separate radiology reading room. 

We encourage an evidence-based multi-disciplinary approach, supporting a process of continuous learning and a collegiate atmosphere.  We have an active internship programme and are expanding our residency programmes.  Our extensive clinical caseload will provide an interesting variety of cases and clinical research is actively encouraged and supported. Linnaeus Veterinary provides superb support and facilitates a highly collaborative approach between their hospitals and colleagues.

Applicants must be highly motivated, proactive and passionate about delivering clinical excellence, with excellent social and clinical skills. 

We offer a competitive package for every role including:

  • Generous holiday allowance and employer pension contribution
  • Company sick pay
  • Enhanced Parental Leave (up to 26 weeks paid at 90%)
  • Free Health Care and Employee Assistance programmes
  • Cycle to Work and Gym Membership schemes
  • Discounted veterinary treatment and purchases
  • Fully funded professional fees
  • Reward & recognition schemes and Wellbeing Programmes

Closing Date: 11th February 2022

Applications: please email your CV together with a covering letter detailing your suitability and experience to our HR Manager, Leisa Stokel, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For an informal discussion about this position please contact our Clinical Director, Ben Harris: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.